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Members of the Centre for Clinical Research in Health are involved in a wide range of research projects examining health and well-being. These projects either emphasize psychological determinants, or the interaction of the psychological with sociocultural and/or biological determinants.

CCRH supported research labs

Recent CCRH Publications (as of 2020)

CCRH member names are in bold

  • Arias, J. A., Williams, C., Raghvani, R., Aghajani, M., Baez, S., Belzung, C., Booij, L., Busatto, G., Chiarella, J. … Kemp, A. H. (2020). The neuroscience of sadness: A multidisciplinary synthesis and collaborative review. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 111, 199-228. Elsevier Ltd. DOI
  • Barlow, M. A., Wrosch, C., & McGrath, J. J. (2020). Goal adjustment capacities and quality of life: A meta‐analytic review. Journal of Personality, 88(2), 307–323. DOI
  • Brietzke, E., Booij, L., Wieck, A., Ricci, A., Soares, C. N., Roberts, N., & Khalid-Khan, S. (2020). A discussion of potential clinical markers predicting anti-inflammatory treatment response in individuals with major depression. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 83, 3-4. Academic Press Inc. DOI
  • Chiarella, J., Schumann, L., Pomares, F. B., Frodl, T., Tozzi, L., Nemoda, Z., … Booij, L. (2020). DNA methylation differences in stress-related genes, functional connectivity and gray matter volume in depressed and healthy adolescents. Journal of Affective Disorders, 271, 160–168. DOI
  • Gagné, J. P., & Radomsky, A. S. (2020). Beliefs about losing control, obsessions, and caution: An experimental investigation. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 126, 103574. DOI
  • Gouin, J. P., Paquin, C., Wrosch, C., McGrath, J., Arbour, N., & Booij, L. (2020). Marital quality and inflammation: The moderating role of early life adversity. Health Psychology, 39(1), 58-67. DOI
  • Gouin, J. P., Wrosch, C., McGrath, J., & Booij, L. (2020). Interpersonal capitalization moderates the associations of chronic caregiving stress and depression with inflammation. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 112, 104509. DOI
  • Manousaki, D., Barnett, T. A., Mathieu, M. E., Maximova, K., Simoneau, G., Harnois-Leblanc, S., Benedetti, A., McGrath J. J. … Zappitelli, M. (2020). Tune out and turn in: The influence of television viewing and sleep on lipid profiles in children. International Journal of Obesity, 44(5), 1173–1184. DOI
  • Martínez-Loredo, V., Hendershot, C. S., O’Connor, R. M., & Wardell, J. D. (2020). The prospective association of negative urgency with hazardous drinking via impaired control: A moderating role of alcohol sensitivity. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 81(1), 89–94. DOI
  • Neal, R. L., & Radomsky, A. S. (2020). What do you really need? Self- and partner-reported intervention preferences within cognitive behavioural therapy for reassurance seeking behaviour. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 48(1), 25–37. DOI
  • O’Loughlin, E. K., Dutczak, H., Kakinami, L., Consalvo, M., McGrath, J. J., & Barnett, T. A. (2020). Exergaming in youth and young adults: A narrative overview. Games for Health Journal, g4h.2019.0008. DOI
  • Radomsky, A. S., & Gagné, J. P. (2020). The development and validation of the Beliefs About Losing Control Inventory (BALCI). Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 49(2), 97–112. DOI
  • Radomsky, A. S., Giraldo-O’Meara, M., Wong, S. F., Dugas, M. J., Gelfand, L. A., Rachman, S., … Whittal, M. L. (2020). Cognitive therapy for compulsive checking in obsessive-compulsive disorder: A pilot trial. Psychiatry Research, 286, 112850. DOI
  • Radomsky, A. S., Wong, S. F., Giraldo-O’Meara, M., Dugas, M. J., Gelfand, L. A., Myhr, G., … Whittal, M. L. (2020). When it’s at: An examination of when cognitive change occurs during cognitive therapy for compulsive checking in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 67, 101442. DOI
  • Ruel, S., Ivers, H., Savard, M.-H., Gouin, J. P., Lemieux, J., Provencher, L., . . . Savard, J. (2020). Insomnia, immunity, and infections in cancer patients: Results from a longitudinal study. Health Psychology, 39(5), 358-369. DOI
  • Scardera, S., Sacco, S., Di Sante, J., & Booij, L. (2020). Body image-related cognitive fusion and disordered eating: The role of self-compassion and sad mood. Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and ObesityDOI
  • Steiger, H., & Booij, L. (2020). Eating disorders, heredity and environmental activation: Getting epigenetic concepts into practice. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(5), 1332. DOI
  • Szwimer, E., Mougharbel, F., Goldfield, G. S., & Alberga, A. S. (2020). The association between weight-based teasing from peers and family in childhood and depressive symptoms in childhood and adulthood: A systematic review. Current Obesity Reports, 9(1), 15–29. DOI
  • Thaler, L., Brassard, S., Booij, L., Kahan, E., McGregor, K., Labbe, A., … Steiger, H. (2020). Methylation of the OXTR gene in women with anorexia nervosa: Relationship to social behavior. European Eating Disorders Review, 28(1), 79–86. DOI
  • Walsh, J. J., Bonafiglia, J. T., Goldfield, G. S., Sigal, R. J., Kenny, G. P., Doucette, S., Hadjiyannakis, S., Alberga, A. S. … Gurd, B. J. (2020). Interindividual variability and individual responses to exercise training in adolescents with obesity. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 45(1), 45–54. DOI
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